| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
| Jul 7, 2013
Do you like riding a bike? Enjoy competition? Looking for a good time? You might want to check out Chicago Bike Polo.
"It's a cycling sport that isn't racing," says Brian Bolles, who got involved about six years ago. "You don't have to be the fastest...
| Jun 18, 2013
Q: My father is a native Chicagoan. Someone once asked me where, exactly, he grew up. I asked Dad and he replied, "Tell them I grew up on the corner of Kostner and Van Buren...and then watch them recoil in horror."
I think the intersection no longer...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Arrested on Chicago's West Side with a loaded automatic handgun, one Elgin teenager told officers he was seeking revenge for a friend's shooting, police said.
Jeremy Jones and Dawan J. Nelson, both 19, were arrested shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday night...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Stand on any corner. Close your eyes. Listen. So urges journalist and historian St. Sukie de la Croix in the introduction to his book, "Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall." You'll hear, he writes, the "rat-tat-tat-tat of Al...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:49 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new speed cameras will start spitting out warning tickets to disobedient motorists near four city parks next week, with at least eight more locations to be added in September.
A reminder of the rules: Owners of vehicles going from 6...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:49 PM
With the long Fourth of July weekend not even half over, the toll from violence in Chicago stood at 9 dead and at least 36 wounded today, including two little boys, 5 and 7, seriously hurt while at parks with their families.
The victims since Wednesday...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said.
Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side.
The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Washington Heights and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In West Englewood, a 26-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 6200 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Three men were killed and a dozen people were wounded in shootings across Chicago from Wednesday afternoon through this morning as the long Fourth of July weekend began.
Five of the victims were shot in two attacks in the Austin police district on the...